Tivoli Village Artist Mario Basner To Represent Southern Nevada At The 2019 Venice Art Biennale Festival

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Tivoli Village Artist Mario Basner To Represent Southern Nevada At The 2019 Venice Art Biennale Festival

Tivoli Village award-winning artist Mario Basner has been hand-selected by the European Culture Center and the Global Art Affairs Foundation to showcase his artwork at the Venice Art Biennale taking place from Sat., May 11 through Sun., Nov. 24 in Italy. Basner is among 30 artists worldwide that have been globally selected to showcase intricate pieces to an audience of well over 500,000 attendees in a formal gallery setting.

"I am elated to represent Las Vegas during the most prestigious exhibition in the world," said Basner when asked about his invitation to the Venice Art Biennale. "Not only am I honored to showcase my own artwork, but I am excited to showcase Las Vegas as an epicenter for the arts, similar to New York City and Los Angeles."

Just last week on March 1, Basner held an upscale fundraising event in the penthouse atop the One Queensridge Place in Summerlin to alleviate exhibition and artwork transportation costs associated with his invitation. The intimate and ultra-exclusive "A World Class Vision" event was hosted by University of Nevada at Las Vegas Presidential Advisor Don Snyder, and Carnegie Hall Concert Pianist Dr. Alexandria Le performed. Guests sampled caviar and blinis paired with a Louis XIII tasting as they browsed Basner's fine artwork.

Basner has a gallery located at Tivoli Village in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been preaching his mission to local artists city-wide in efforts to remove existing stigmas from Las Vegas and bring recognition to its diverse artistic landscape.

To learn more about Mario Basner, visit www.mariobasner.com, or visit his gallery nestled on the cobblestone streets of Tivoli Village, located at 400 South Rampart Blvd., Suite 150, Las Vegas, Nevada 89145.

Mario Basner creates meaningful photographic art, providing the viewer with an immersive and emotional experience. Mario's internationally celebrated World Heritage Collection has earned 57 awards of excellence and takes the audience on an evocative journey that profoundly touches the very essence of human characteristics and inner values. While celebrating diversity, culture, and humanity, the collection is dedicated to offering inspiration, encouragement and intellectual merit. Mario Basner Photography actively supports the community and continuously engages in philanthropy in an extended effort to support the collection's purpose of enriching the lives of others. For more information, please visit www.mariobasner.com

From dancing in the streets to yoga on the Piazza, old-world elegance blends seamlessly with today's active lifestyle at Tivoli Village. Anchored by Restoration Hardware's RH Las Vegas, The Gallery at Tivoli Village, the outdoor center is complemented by a curated collection of retailers ranging from luxury brands to one-of-a-kind boutiques. Enticing restaurants range from local favorite, Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse, to national standout, Brio Tuscan Grille, while David Barton Gym and Dance With Me serve as upscale experiential destinations beyond traditional retail and dining options.

Located in one of the most affluent sections of Southern Nevada, Tivoli Village is 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, conveniently situated near the Summerlin Parkway. The center proudly boasts 370,000 square feet of retail and restaurants and 300,000 square feet of Class A office space.

Complimentary valet and covered parking are provided. Restaurant and store hours vary. For more information on events at Tivoli Village visit tivolivillagelv.com, follow Tivoli Village on Instagram and Twitter, or like Tivoli Village on Facebook.

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